Chelmsford hospital defamation case ends in settlement and apology for claims in Scientology book

HarperCollins ‘sincerely apologises’ to doctor for claims about Sydney private hospital in ABC journalist Steve Cannane’s bookFollow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastA long-running defamation case sparked by the ABC journalist Steve Cannane’s 2016 book on Scientology has ended with a confidential settlement and an apology.Fair Game: The Incredible Untold Story of Scientology in Australia included a range of claims about the use of a controversial psychiatric treatment – deep sleep therapy – at Sydney’s Chelmsford private hospital in the 1960s and 70s.Sign up for Guardian Australia’s free morning and afternoon email newsletters for your daily news roundup Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-07-03 06:33:55 UTC ]
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Chelmsford hospital defamation case ends in settlement and apology for claims in Scientology book

HarperCollins ‘sincerely apologises’ to doctor for claims about Sydney private hospital in ABC journalist Steve Cannane’s bookFollow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastA long-running defamation case sparked... Continue reading at The Guardian

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